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  • Versailles: Skip-the-Line Tour of Palace with Gardens Access

    1. Versailles: Skip-the-Line Tour of Palace with Gardens Access

    Discover the opulence, beauty, and history of Versailles Palace on an interactive guided tour. Access the palace through a separate entrance to begin your tour and then you head off to the famous gardens with a guide or on your own. During the 90-minute tour of the main palace, see the State Apartments, the King's Bedroom, and the emblematic Hall of Mirrors. Learn about the main figures of the French monarchy, from King Louis XIV to Marie Antoinette. Hear about the fascinating historical events that took place in many of the palace’s rooms, before stepping out to explore the vast gardens complex with your guide or on your own. Marvel at the gardens' grandeur, its bronze statues, and ornamental basins accompanied by rows of large trees. If visiting with a guide, gain fascinating insights about the garden on a 45-minute tour.

    LAURA was an excellent guide . Very vivid descriptions . We enjoyed the tour so much!

  • Versailles Palace & Gardens: 2-Hour Guided Tour

    2. Versailles Palace & Gardens: 2-Hour Guided Tour

    Hidden away from the modern world, this majestic European palace on the outskirts of Paris is a perfectly preserved example of the extravagance of the French monarchy. Dive into Parisian life at its most luxurious with gold-brushed furniture, quilted four-poster beds and lush rolling lawns. Meet your English-speaking guide in Versailles where you'll begin your tour. With a maximum of 20 persons per group, your tour of Versailles will be intimate, unrushed and enjoyable. Skip-the-line with a pre-booked entrance to Versailles where your guide will lead you from one marvelous room to the next, pointing out where Louis XIV tormented his friends and family with long, boring ceremonies and where Marie Antoinette ate her cake. Marvel at the sheer size of the Palace of Versailles, one of the largest and most beautiful estates in the world with 700 rooms. Peruse its incredible array of fine art...

    It was a terrible, cold, rainy day and Alex was awesome. He even fetched the umbrellas of the individuals who had to check them in so that they would not get wet.

  • Versailles: Palace of Versailles Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

    3. Versailles: Palace of Versailles Skip-the-Line Guided Tour

    Discover the splendor, beauty, and history of Versailles Palace on a guided tour with skip-the-line tickets. Step inside via a priority entrance and follow an expert guide through the lavish halls of this iconic French architectural masterpiece. Arrive at the meeting point to meet your guide who will give you a friendly introduction about the royal complex and lead you inside to begin exploring one of the largest palaces in the world. See the ornate King's and Queen's State Apartments and the glittering Hall of Mirrors, one of the most emblematic rooms in the Versailles Château and where many events of great historic significance took place, including the Treaty of Versailles. Learn about the main figures of the French monarchy, from King Louis XVI to his wife, Marie Antoinette. Listen as your guide brings these legendary characters to life with entertaining storytelling. Enjoy plent...

    An excellent tour and experience. Gabriella was very knowledgeable and made it very interesting and exciting.

  • Half Day Versailles Palace & Gardens Tour From Versailles

    4. Half Day Versailles Palace & Gardens Tour From Versailles

    Learn how the glory of the Sun King shone throughout the world on this tour. Your expert English-speaking guide will bring the extravagant lives of the royal family and the French court at Versailles to life. Small groups allow for a relaxed and intimate visit. Your guide will take you on a journey in the footsteps of the Kings and Queens of France. During the reign of Louis XIV - the Sun King - Versailles was the place to be and to be seen. Nowadays visitors from all over the world still come to Versailles to marvel at the splendours of this incredible palace. The skip-the-line access allows you to bypass the long lines that form each day, and your friendly local guide will steer you expertly through the crowds, bringing the famous figures who once inhabited this palace back to life, and making sure you don’t miss a thing. Learn how the Kings and Queens lived out their lavish lives in...

    Marion was a fantastic guide. We loved learning about the palace. The highlight was the gardens! We loved having a guide tell us about those and then being able to explore more on our own.

  • Afternoon in the Petit Trianon & Estate of Marie Antoinette

    5. Afternoon in the Petit Trianon & Estate of Marie Antoinette

    During this three-hour tour you’ll visit the Petit Trianon, an exquisite private palace set in a luxuriant garden where Marie Antoinette spent much of her time. Over 4 million people annually visit the Palace of Versailles, but for nearly 90% of the visitors the experience is limited to the State Apartments and the distant perspective of the gardens. With your expert and entertaining guide, you have the rare opportunity to really make the period and the personalities come to life by continuing your visit into more exclusive areas. Upon leaving the main palace behind, explore the surprising atmospheres and art hidden in the garden’s many groves.  With a diamond-encrusted key, Louis XVI offered his wife Marie Antoinette an escape from the ritualized public life she found so suffocating. This key unlocked the small Petit Trianon palace, sheltered from gossip and criticism, where she could ...

  • From Paris: Versailles Palace And Garden Small Group Tour

    6. From Paris: Versailles Palace And Garden Small Group Tour

    Explore the royal Palace of Versailles on a 3-hour tour from Paris. Trace the footsteps of royalty as you discover one of the most lavish palaces in the world. You’ll meet your guide in Paris and travel to Versailles by train. Learn about the construction of one of the most famous palaces in the world from your knowledgeable guide. Explore the many apartments that make up the royal residences, and see the famous Hall of Mirrors. After you’ve seen the beautiful palace with your guide, you will have time to walk through the lushous 2,000 acres of gardens. Your guide will provide you with your return train tickets and leave you to explore the gardens at your own pace. To create these manicured gardens, thousands of trees were imported from all over France. When you are ready, you will return to Paris by train.

    We were met in Paris by our guide 'Z', who skilfully transported us via the train to Versailles. Once there, thank goodness we were able to skip the queue, and immediately begin our tour. 'Z' had given us a brief presentation on the history of the palace during our train journey, but once inside his expert knowledge and commentary was both educational and entertaining. Having completed our tour of the palace 'Z' guided us into the gardens and, after ensuring that we knew how to retrace our steps to the station and to Paris, we were free to explore the gardens at our leisure. All in all a very enjoyable experience.

  • Versailles : Private Guided Tour of the Palace

    7. Versailles : Private Guided Tour of the Palace

    Listed for 30 years as a World Heritage Site, the Palace of Versailles is one of the finest achievements of French art of the 17th century. The former hunting lodge of Louis the 13th was transformed and enlarged by his son Louis the 14th, who installed his court and his government there in 1682. Until the French Revolution, kings succeeded each other, embellishing the castle each to their own. This private 2-hour tour introduces you to the wonders of this iconic palace of the French kings. Hear about the history of this place and its inhabitants, its evolution through the centuries, and its place today in the tourist market. Discover the rooms and objects making this castle an essential place of the French monarchy during your visit to Paris, including the breathtaking Hall of Mirrors and the queen's and king's apartments.

  • Versailles & Marie Antoinette's Estate Full-Day Private Tour

    8. Versailles & Marie Antoinette's Estate Full-Day Private Tour

    Meet your guide and enjoy a full day at Versailles with your family or friends for an unforgettable and enriching experience. Have the entire day to appreciate the beauty of this location. This tour includes a complete guided visit of the Estate of Versailles. During the morning, discover the Palace of Versailles, which is among the most famous palaces in the world and one of the most beautiful achievements of the 17th century. Explore the gardens aboard the Little Train. Visit the intimate spaces of Estate of Trianon where Marie Antoinette took refuge from the court life. This visit can be customized to your needs and it will allow you to discover the whole Estate of Versailles.

  • Versailles Palace and Gardens: Private Tour

    9. Versailles Palace and Gardens: Private Tour

    Discover the opulence, beauty, and history of Versailles Palace on an interactive guided tour. Access the palace through a separate entrance to begin your tour and then head off to the famous gardens. During the tour of the main palace, see the State Apartments, the King's Bedroom, and the emblematic Hall of Mirrors. Learn about the main figures of the French monarchy, from King Louis XIV to Marie Antoinette. Hear about the fascinating historical events that took place in many of the palace’s rooms, before stepping out to explore the vast gardens complex with your guide. Marvel at the gardens' grandeur, it's bronze statues, and ornamental basins accompanied by rows of large trees. Enjoy plenty of opportunities to ask questions during this interactive tour, and afterward, continue exploring the gardens on your own.

  • Paris: Versailles Sunset Bike Tour with Fireworks Show

    10. Paris: Versailles Sunset Bike Tour with Fireworks Show

    Experience the magic of Versailles at sunset, and be amazed as the gardens are brought to life with lighting, music, special effects, and a stunning fireworks display. Meet your guide in central Paris and head to Versailles by train. After being fitted for your bikes, ride to the market square to buy supplies for a relaxing picnic at the bakeries and shops suggested by your guide. Continue to the grounds of Versailles, cruising along tree-lined trails and paths as you take in the majestic views. Stop at highlights such as Marie Antoinette's hamlet, as you learn the history and tales of life at the royal court from your knowledgeable guide. Pedal over to the Petit Trianon and Grand Trianon, and onwards to the Grand Canal. Stop for a picnic overlooking the sprawling palace, before visiting inside the famous landmark. Skip the lines with pre-reserved tickets and get exclusive after-hours ...

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What people are saying about The Palace at Versailles Estate

I really enjoyed my visit to this marvelous palace, they mentor Ms. Anne Sophie was really great and full of knowledge for the french history and palace history. She is amazing i couldn’t thank her enough for the unforgettable tour!. It was one of the best experiences i ever had. 10/10

Our experience with Gabriella was exceptional. She was so knowledgeable, kind and answered all of our questions. She truly made the experience a wonderful one. Thank you for this.

An excellent tour and experience. Gabriella was very knowledgeable and made it very interesting and exciting.

LAURA was an excellent guide . Very vivid descriptions . We enjoyed the tour so much!

We had the best time. Gabriella our tour guide was kind and knowledgeable.